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poetry by j matthew waters

home on a monday


it’s after eight o’clock
and you’ve yet to call
my mind is drifting
heart barely beating

the weekend it seems
never really existed
it was merely reality
wrapped in a dream

all the miles recorded
by air and land and sea
play back repeatedly
like a silent movie

perhaps I forgot to say
I’ll be home by monday
or perhaps I never said
exactly where I’d be


june two thousand sixteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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6 thoughts on “home on a monday

  1. This is one of my favorites! Love this one!

  2. Lara/Trace on said:

    I really love that you read them! LOVE that!

  3. This is exactly what it felt like I should have done yesterday.

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